Energy and Water Development Appropriations for 1986: 7 Department of Energy


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Page 647 - Sciences program, but they also serve the general scientific community. Industry, university, and Government researchers have access to these facilities for promising research projects. These facilities are available at no cost to the user if the project is of high technical merit, cannot be carried out without access to the facility and is not proprietary.
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